Vadys A. Lemke
Born on Feb. 12, 1920
VADYS A. LEMKE
VICTORIA - Vadys Allee Willemin Lemke, 93, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. She was born in Victoria County on February 12, 1920 to the late Selma Schubert and Allen Victor Willemin.
Vadys was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Victoria. She received an Associate of Arts degree from Victoria College. Received her LVN license thru Nurses Training Program at DeTar Hospital in 1956. She was a retired LVN who worked at DeTar Hospital, Hohf Hospital and Devereux-Victoria. Vadys was a retired rancher raising cattle, goats and Shetland ponies. She had a National Champion Classic American Shetland Gelding in 1983 and 1984. She enjoyed taking her ponies to children's birthday parties for pony rides. She loved her ponies and goats. She also was a 4-H and Cub Scout leader. Vadys received Commemorative Certificate of Texas First Families.
Vadys is survived by her sons, Kenneth Allen (Pam) Lemke of Victoria, Michael Wayne (Jayne) Lemke of Victoria; daughter, Barbara Lemke (Glenn) Dietzel of Victoria; sister, Rosanna Willemin Denman of Dallas; granddaughters, Cindy Dietzel (John Ben) Cawley, Kinsey Lemke, Lynn Lemke (Jeff) Jackson, Melissa (Marshall) Frazier, Amanda (Nathan) Langley and Stephanie Byrum; grandsons, Allen Dietzel and Jason (Faith) Lemke; nephew, William F. Denman, III; great- grandchildren, Nancy (Chris) Sutton, Scott (BriElle) Cawley, Brenner Lemke, Kayla Lemke, Matthew Lemke, Brantley Jackson, Megan Berry, Jacob Langley, Marshall Frazier, Jr., Kelsie Frazier; great-great- grandchildren, Jack and Lauren Sutton.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by husband, Alvice Fritz Lemke; brother, Alton Reed Willemin.
Special loving thanks to her caregivers Faith Lemke and Amanda Langley and Hospice of South Texas and Citizens Medical Center Home Health
Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 10:00 am at Coletoville Cemetery with Pastor Sharon Wiggins officiating. Visitation will be after the service at Martin Luther Christian Center
Pallbearers will be all her grandchildren.
In lieu of usual remembrance the family request no flowers but donations may be made to Coletoville Cemetery Association, c/o Mona Coldewey, 2583 Coletoville Rd, Victoria, Tx. 77905.